It's a new world

china_century_monument5e866f2fce4f614c0826We knew this day was coming. Now, it’s here.

The IMF has confirmed that China is now the world’s largest economy, as measured in terms of GDP (using purchasing power parity, which means adjusting for cost of living).

How is this related to Venezuela, you ask? Well, let’s just say this is related … to everything.

I think back at the roadtrip Quico and I took to Guárico, at our indignation at watching the Chinese flag waving in a workers’ camp in the middle of the Llanos.

The conquest … is now complete. The Chinese century is definitely here. The world’s most powerful economy is also the world’s most populated place – and chances are, the people there aren’t free enough to read this blog.

Just let that marinate for a while.

(HT: Huffington Post)